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Meet the people who've given themselves crazy names by deed poll
Mirror.co.ukNovember 1, 2011

The reason behind her name change 18 months ago is simple. “I love wolves,” she says. Throughout her Leicester home, the 53-year-old, who runs a web development business with her partner Paul, has countless pictures of – you guessed it – wolves. ...more »

US Labor Department to begin campaign against violations in Georgia
The Augusta ChronicleNovember 1, 2011

... child labor and overtime laws. Al Villoch, a community outreach specialist with the department, said the agency will conduct visits to businesses all over Georgia from November through April, focusing on franchise restaurants. ...more »

Tax Law News and Stories

Audit Defence
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PAL center funds up for vote
The News JournalNovember 5, 2011

Wasserbach said he was asked by a member of Clark's administration to not release the audit until the negotiations between the county and PAL were complete, but wouldn't identify the official. Gregg Wilson, the county attorney and acting chief ...more »

Irs Filing & Compliance
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Oldest Swiss private bank to offer US client names
ReutersNovember 9, 2011

Under US law, contesting a handover requires the American client to inform the US attorney general that he is doing so -- a move that effectively discloses the identity of the suspected tax evader to US authorities. Switzerland has broadly interpreted ...more »

Business Audit Defence
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Comparing Cain's 9-9-9 and Perry's Cut, Balance and Grow Plans
Big GovernmentNovember 1, 2011

He said he didn't think they needed an audit! He said that IF they DID an audit they wouldn't find anything! He said that if he was elected to the highest office in our land…he…as the President would not call for an audit but would not stop one…if ...more »

Personal Irs Disputes
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FORMER FBI AGENT CONVICTED IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT OF MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS
LawfuelNovember 1, 2011

In December 2009, when BUSBY's supervisor learned that confidential FBI and IRS reports had been disclosed to the Confidential Source's attorney, his supervisor confronted him. BUSBY denied having intentionally given any reports to the defense attorney...more »

Property Taxes
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New law will let Cubans buy and sell real estate
Southeast MissourianNovember 7, 2011

The new law requires that all real estate transactions be made through Cuban bank accounts so that they can be better regulated, and it sets a tax rate of 8 percent of the assessed value -- split equally by buyer and seller. There is no mention of any ...more »

Corporate Income Taxes
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Judge weighs suit over Alabama tax credits
Boston.comNovember 8, 2011

A law giving tax credits to foreign industries that build factories in Alabama, including the first new Chinese plant in Alabama, is facing a legal challenge from the Alabama Education Association. That may result in the Legislature passing the law for ...more »

Sales Tax & Use Tax
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Not every tax measure lost, Arapahoe Co. supported sales tax for trails, open ...
Denver Post (blog)November 5, 2011

... open space By Jeremy Meyer Arapahoe County voters on Tuesday bucked the anti-tax trend that was popular during Tuesday's off-year election, overwhelmingly supporting a sales-and-use tax that brings $18 million to the county every year for trails, ...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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Nearly 2700 tax files downloaded on missing laptop
CTV.caNovember 6, 2011

At that point, there did not appear to be any income tax implications such as requested adjustments or unusual refunds." Treasury Board policy "strongly" recommends that institutions inform the privacy commissioner soon after learning of any breach if ...more »

Tax Evasion Defence
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Tax evasion takes a hit as staff strikes
Financial ExpressNovember 15, 2011

New Delhi: The crucial survey operations conducted by the Income Tax department to detect tax evasion have been severely hit due to a long drawn employees agitation in the national capital. IT employees and officials, except those of the Indian Revenue ...more »

International Taxation
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Pending Legislation Clouds District 86 Levy Discussion
Patch.comNovember 8, 2011

House Bill 3793 would amend the state's Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (PTELL) to prohibit school districts from increasing their tax levy if the total equalized assessed valuation (EAV) of property in the district (excluding new property) ...more »

Tax Planning
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New Hyde Park Village Board plans law to override tax cap
The Island NowNovember 4, 2011

The New Hyde Park Village Board is planning to enact a local law to enable the village to override the 2 percent tax cap on municipal budget that will take effect in 2012. The local law would require a super-majority - four of its five members - to ...more »

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